Get Bent Mountain IPA | Parkway Brewing Co.

Get Bent Mountain IPAGet Bent Mountain IPA
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76.4%
Liked This Beer
3.91 w/ 313 Ratings
Get Bent Mountain IPAGet Bent Mountain IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Parkway Brewing Co.
Virginia, United States
parkwaybrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by 7ate9 on 03-01-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,985
Reviews:
56
Ratings:
313
Liked:
239
Avg:
3.91/5
pDev:
11.51%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
88
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 313 |  Reviews: 56
Photo of mwar
1.75/5  rDev -55.2%

Photo of duvel1979
2.25/5  rDev -42.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Cobrito
2.63/5  rDev -32.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.25

Tastes like 1,000 IPAs released from 2000 to 2010. Not only derivative, but dated. Sorry for the snark, but this strikes me as one of those beers the brewer thinks they get right because it imitates many other beers in the same style, but in reality they get it wrong because there is nothing distinctive about it.

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Photo of Shradical
2.75/5  rDev -29.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of esley
2.93/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of DubCo21
3/5  rDev -23.3%

Photo of mwbrady12
3/5  rDev -23.3%

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3/5  rDev -23.3%

Photo of tdatt43
3/5  rDev -23.3%

Photo of dfhhead25
3/5  rDev -23.3%

Photo of clfrost
3/5  rDev -23.3%

Photo of hoppyhoppy
3.02/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of GeoJ
3.05/5  rDev -22%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

Looks good.

Smells good.

Hello? Maybe I'm missing something, here. This is an IPA?

No balance at all - Malt, malt, malt and LOTS of alcohol.

Couldn't get past the overbearing, boozy kick.

My 2nd drain-pour of 2014.

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Photo of Joeyphunk
3.05/5  rDev -22%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This was the most average ipa.

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Photo of baklo
3.12/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of ThisWangsChung
3.12/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle into a teku.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy amber color. The head is three fingers high and off-white in shade. Both the texture and retention are excellent. Even better, a huge ring of lacing sticks to the glass. (4)

Smell: Immediately, I pick up a bit of citrus - mainly grapefruit. Touches of pine, mint, and herbs also appear. Letting it warm up will allow the malt sweetness to come through. I get notes of table sugar and caramel in particular. It's a fairly typical IPA with a decent aroma, but nothing about it stands out from the pack. (3.25)

Taste: At first, the hop flavors appear with notes of citrus and pine. Afterwards, an upsurge of malt flavors (like caramel and table sugar) mix with some residual hop flavor on the back end. It's a fairly standard west coast IPA, no more, no less. Even worse, it's rather boring. (3)

Mouthfeel: On the first few sips, this is really crisp and dry. After those aforementioned sips, though, the malt backbone starts to get rather heavy. I wonder if this isn't a fresh bottle? Regardless, drinkability is slightly low. Carbonation is also a tad below-average for the style. (3)

Overall: I've criticized Virginia IPAs not named The Great Return, and for good reason. This (unlike some others) at least resembles a good IPA, but it's still not a world-beater by any stretch. Still, I think it's worthy of a second chance - the bottle might be old (because Total Wine). (3)

3.12/5: An archetypal IPA with no standout qualities

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Photo of John_Beeryman
3.15/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A mild and somewhat bland IPA.

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Photo of Beejay
3.19/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: Dark Orange brown in color, fairly hazy. There is a good amount of white head on top. Perhaps a touch dark.

S: Citrus and lemon peel, followed by caramel, and a syrupy malt smell. Light orange peel, and lemon, with some bread aromas.

T: Bread, with syrupy malty sweetness. Slight resin character, with lemon grass following. Bitterness is light, but lingers well, with earthy notes. Something a little cloying in there. Or perhaps boozy?

M: Medium light in body, carbonation is mid range, although a bit more would be alright. Somewhat dry finish.

O: Not a bad brew, but certainly not assertive. Good hop flavor balances with the malty, but it's missing the wow factor. Easy drinking for and everyday type beer, but I don't see it being a 'go to brew' for me.

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Photo of FFCaldwell
3.21/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of drewone
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of MerriweatherRaven
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of Seanecy
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of alysmith4
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of cts309
3.3/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Get Bent Mountain IPA from Parkway Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 76.4% out of 100 with 313 ratings
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